xterm not working

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Mon Nov 30 13:47:00 GMT 2009

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> Isn't xterm linked against ncurses?

The new 1.7 xterm is.  The old 1.5 xterm is still termcap based.

> Why does it break on a termcap
> file at all?  

1.5 only, and it breaks because the termcap file was NOT generated using
'-r' to limit the number of allowed ':tc=' options in a single termcap

Will be fixed soon.


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